Response to Erich Loewy: commentary.

Abstract

The capacity to suffer, the vulnerability with respect to suffering, confers on all animals with that capacity (not just human beings) a prima facie right not to be caused suffering. Nurturing in order to stave off such suffering is the first act of the community toward the individual, primarily in infancy. Hence for Loewy, autonomy, the gradual growth of… (More)

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@article{Thomasma1991ResponseTE, title={Response to Erich Loewy: commentary.}, author={David C Thomasma}, journal={The Journal of clinical ethics}, year={1991}, volume={2 2}, pages={90-1} }